Daily Archives: April 11, 2021

2021-04-11: News Headlines

Ron Jacobs (2021-04-11). Biden, Blinken and DOD. counterpunch.org Although the Blinken-Biden foreign policy approach may be more palatable to European governments and much of the US population, that doesn't mean it's that different from what preceded it. Besides the possible reinstatement of the Iran nuclear deal and a re-engagement with Cuba, little seems likely to change. US residents will continue to be told

China Dialogue (2021-04-11). Why Activists have Launched a Fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty. juancole.com By Isabella Kaminski | — ( China Dialogue ) A fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty (FFNPT) initiative was formally launched last September by a coalition of academics, lawyers and activists. It's modelled on the landmark UN Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons agreed in the 1960s, and is built around the same three pillars: non-proliferation, …

Brian Berletic (2021-04-11). America's Predictable Betrayal of the 'Iran Nuclear Deal'. globalresearch.ca Despite campaign promises made by now US President Joe Biden to …

People Before Profits (2021-04-11). US is 13th in Infrastructure, 27th in Education and Healthcare. indybay.org As Pres. Biden embarked on a campaign for improving US infrastructure by raising the corporate tax to 28% (was 53% in 1950s), he provided a ringing indictment of the US private-profit-first economy with a list of the 12 countries that have better infrastructure than the US: 1. Singapore, 2. Netherlands, 3. China, 4. Switzerland, 5. Japan, 6. South Korea, 7. Spain, 8. Germany, 9. France, 10. Austria, 11. United Kingdom, 12. United Arab Emirates. See mothership.sg/2021/04/joe-biden-infrastructure-singapore/

Anonymous103 (2021-04-11). Electrical "Incident" Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Facility. southfront.org FILE IMAGE: An Iranian technician is at the Natanz enrichment facility | On April 11, parts of the electrical grid at Iran's main nuclear facilities at Natanz have been compromised after an "incident", according to the reports by Al Jazeera."The reasons behind the incident are being investigated and additional information will be provided later," spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi told the Fars News Agency. | There were no casualties as a result of the incident. No environmental poll…

ecns.cn (2021-04-11). Iran launches advanced IR-6 uranium enrichment centrifuges to mark Day of Nuclear Technology. ecns.cn Iran celebrated its National Day of Nuclear Technology on Saturday with an event held simultaneously in Tehran and in nuclear sites in different Iranian cities, in which advanced IR-6 centrifuges started operating, and more than 100 other nuclear industry innovations were unveiled.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-04-10). Pre-emptive Nuclear War: The Role of Israel in Triggering an Attack on Iran. globalresearch.ca The text below is Chapter III of Michel Chossudovsky's book entitled: This chapter provides a …

otowenh (2021-04-10). World Has to Learn Iran is a Nuclear State. orinocotribune.com While much has been said about Iran's nuclear program lately, specifically over the last two decades or so, the country's urge to acquire nuclear technology actually dates back to much earlier, the 1950s. In 1957, under the then-Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Iran started a nuclear program by signing a deal with the United States administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower to provide Iran with equipment and knowhow. And the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran was founded in 1973. | In 1967, Iran signed

Cyrus Yaqubi (2021-04-10). Why Is Iranian Regime Afraid Of Negotiating With The US? — OpEd. eurasiareview.com After three months, President Biden in an effort to curb the expansion of Iranian regime's nuclear program within the framework of JCPOA, indirectly through his European partners, started negotiation with the Iranian representatives in Vienna, Austria. Although Iran's representatives have ostensibly stated that they will not negotiate directly or indirectly with the United States until the lifting of sanctions by the United States, it is clear to observers that the meeting in Vienna was a kind of negotiation between the two countries. | The meeting even provoked some reactions from opponents of negotiations wi…

Arab News (2021-04-10). Why Biden Will Regret Seeking A 'Quick Win' On Iran — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By Baria Alamuddin* | Positive statements by Iranian officials after last week's meeting in Vienna suggest that if the Americans and Europeans are considering additional demands in an updated Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), nobody has told the Iranians. | State Department comments about readiness to lift "sanctions that are inconsistent with the JCPOA" also suggest that Biden may have chosen the path of least resistance for returning to a flawed and limited nuclear deal, with no mechanism for addressing Tehran's terrorism, paramilitarism, expansionism, missile proliferation and warmongering. It is…

RFE RL (2021-04-10). Iran Launches Production Of New Centrifuges After Start Of Nuclear Talks In Vienna. eurasiareview.com ( Rohani was seen in a live state TV broadcast at the Natanz nuclear plant ordering the injection of uranium gas into the centrifuges and mechanical tests on its newest advanced nuclear centrifuge. | T…

ecns.cn (2021-04-10). China calls for Japan's cautious decisions on Fukushima wastewater. ecns.cn China on Friday urged Japan to be cautious on its plan to deal with radioactive water from Fukushima nuclear power plant, calling for the Japanese government to make decisions based on full consultation with neighboring countries.

Anonymous103 (2021-04-10). Young Hawk Trained For Hunting: South Korea Rolled Out New Advanced Supersonic Jet KF-21. southfront.org A view of South Korea's first prototype of the next-generation fighter, officially dubbed KF-21 Boramae, being revealed at the Korea Aerospace Industries Co. facility in Sacheon, South Korea on Friday. | On April 9, South Korea unveiled a prototype of the its first next-generation indigenous fighter jet. The new KF-21 Boramae, or "young hawk trained for hunting," jet was showcased at a rollout ceremony held at the Korea Aerospace Industries headquarters…

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